Whether you're a spiritual butterfly or just a passerby chances are you've heard the word affirmation before. You might think it's a New Age terminology but affirmations have been around for quite some time now.
Affirmations are positive words, sentences, or mantras that are used to keep negative thinking at bay. Affirmations are meant to encourage and empower. When you are constantly thinking positive thoughts, you begin to create positive circumstances in your life (LAW OF ATTRACTION). Those who constantly speak of the bad things happening to them will continue to create more of the same because they are attracting what they put out. Your thoughts are very powerful, so what you dwell on, will be manifested in your life. Thats the difference between successful happy people and those who aren't so happy who believe that they are unsuccessful in life.
So you can see that keeping your thoughts positive will yield more success and abundence in your life, but how can one keep all of their thoughts positive? Well, it's not easy to keep your thoughts 100% positive because at times life can get hard and that's a fact. That's where affirmations come in. If you make it a practice to say affirmations 2-3 times a day you'll start to see results. Like the saying goes, "Stick with a new habit for a minimum of at least 21 days and it will stay with you".
With a bit of practice you can keep more of your thoughts positive, but an easier way is to write down positive affirmations and repeat them a few times a day. How easy is that? VERY!!!
When creating your affirmations, the key is to not only state something positive that you would like to happen, but to say it as if you already have it. Let me repeat that because it's highly important.
STATE ALL AFFIRMATIONS AS IF YOU ALREADY HAVE IT!!!
So if your affirmation is to have good health again because you've been sick for a while you would write, "I AM HEALTHY".
You would repeat that statement as often as possible until your mind, body and soul believed it and made it so.
LAW OF ATTRACTION is powered by two things: your mind and the universe.
Once your mind believes it to be so, the universe will swoop in and make it a reality. It really is as simple as it sounds, but because so many people think that it has to be harder then that, they create a reality that is full of hardships.
I have enclosed some of my favorite affirmations, prayers and positive quotes for you below, just to give you some ideas. Feel free to use them or make up your own. I would suggest starting with only a few so that it doesn't feel like a chore. Have fun and be creative with them. Stick your affirmations on your bathroom mirror, your home computer or on a vision board so that they are visible.
The idea is to be able to see them every single day, a few times a day.
"The Light of God surrounds me. The Love of God enfolds me.
The Power of God protects me. The Presence of God watches over me. Wherever I am, God is and all is well."
- James Dillett Freeman
"I AM in control. I AM one with God. I AM the only authority in my life. I AM Divinely protected by the Light of my being. I close off my aura and body of Light to all but my own higher self. Thank you God and SO IT IS."
- Susan G. Shumsky
"I have the courage to live my dreams"
"I am worthy of everything good in life. I deserve to be happy"
"I have the power to create change"
"Happiness is a choice. I base my happiness on my own accomplishments and the blessings I’ve been given."
Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt:
"For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
"It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness."
Caroline Myss Prayer of Protection:
(Imagine yourself with your angel over you and say)
"Hover over me God. Let my angel take me out of my body. Take me to the realm of healing. Work on me tonight and through the night. Heal the broken parts of my heart, my mind, my soul. Repair my flesh and bones. Let the grace pour through me. God keep my mind clear. Help me not to judge other human beings – that doesn’t help me and you hear those judgments. So whatever negativity I generate, let me harm no one. Take it out of me. Let the angels put me back in my body before I wake filled with grace. Hover over me God. Let me walk this earth with love. Amen."
Hope you have enjoyed the above affirmations and quotes as much as I do and that they have inspired you to create a life filled with abundance, love and happiness.